Rajasthan: Labourer burnt alive, video of incident goes viral

(Eds: Adding word in para 3) Jaipur, Dec 7 (PTI) In a shocking incident, a labourer was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploade...

Published: 07th December 2017 03:12 PM  |   Last Updated: 07th December 2017 03:15 PM   |  A+A-

By PTI

(Eds: Adding word in para 3) Jaipur, Dec 7 (PTI) In a shocking incident, a labourer was burnt alive and a video of the gruesome incident was uploaded on social media in Rajasthan's Rajsamand district, police said.

The slain labourer, who hailed from West Bengal, was identified as Mohammad Afrazul.

The accused who allegedly committed the crime yesterday in Raj Nagar has been arrested, SP Rajsamand Manoj Kumar told PTI.

He said that the accused Shabhu Lal, a resident of Raj nagar, was being interrogated.

Home minister Gulabchand Kataria condemned the incident and said that the case has been handed over to SIT for further investigations.

In the video, the labourer was hacked and burnt to death.

"The labourer died on the spot," police said.

According to the IG Udaipur Anand Srivastava, the accused was also seen shouting at the victim in the video.

The investigation is on and the matter is being probed, he added. PTI SDA MG BDS .

This is unedited, unformatted feed from the Press Trust of India wire.

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